Rock News

Sheryl Crow records 'Redemption Day' with Johnny Cash vocals

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Sheryl Crow has released a political and spiritual song about war featuring vocals from the late Johnny Cash that will be featured on what she says is her last full-length album. Crow's "Redemption Day" was originally included on her Grammy-winning 1996 self-titled...
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Prince memoir 'The Beautiful Ones' coming out in the fall

NEW YORK (AP) — The memoir Prince was working on at the time of his death is coming out Oct. 29. Random House confirmed Monday to The Associated Press that "The Beautiful Ones" will combine Prince unfinished manuscript with rare photos, scrapbooks and lyrics. First announced just weeks before his...
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George Thorogood covers John Lee Hooker

George Thorogood video with his version of John Lee Hooker’s “Boogie Chillen.” This appears on the new Thorogood album, Party of One, in stores August 4th. Video of "Boogie Chillen" | George Thorogood - Party of One
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Black Sabbath's farewell tour, will be screened in Portland in October.

Video of Black Sabbath, OZZY FAREWELL SPEECH at FINAL SHOW, Birmingham, 04-Feb-17 The official film documenting Black Sabbath's farewell tour, The End of the End, will be screened in theaters around the world on September 28th. It's scheduled for Thursday October 5th here in Portland. Click here...
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Jimmy Page's neighbor, British pop singer Robbie Williams apologizes for comments.

Right now our neighborhood is full of trucks and noise. It's construction season here in the Great Pacific Northwest, and we, along with several neighbors are taking advantage of the weather to get some things done. We are enhancing a structure on the back of the house that used to be a huge grape...
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Peace and Love for Ringo Starr on his birthday July 7th!

Every year since 2008, Ringo Starr has invited the world to say “Peace and Love” and throw the hand peace symbol at noon local time on his birthday, July 8th. I love the idea. You don’t have to go anywhere or say anything. You can post #PeaceandLove, say it or just think "Peace and Love," anywhere...
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Devil hand gesture

Kiss my hand gesture

The legendary Kiss front man, Gene Simmons, filed to trademark the devil horns hand gesture that you see at most rock shows last week. He claimed to have invented it on November 14th 1974 during the Kiss "Hotter then Hell" tour and was looking for protection from anyone else using that hand gesture...
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Jimi Hendrix Park in Seattle

After a ground breaking ceremony almost 3 years ago, this weekend, the grand opening of Jimi Hendrix Park will be celebrated from Noon to 5pm this Saturday. The setting is in his hometown of Seattle next to the Northwest African American Museum. His half-sister Janie will be on hand for the ribbon-...
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Sound City is Up and Open for Recording Sessions Again!

Watching the documentary of "Sound City," which was like a love letter from Dave Grohl to the great music that was recorded there, was so good, I've watched it three times. Fleetwood Mac, Tom Petty, REO, Nirvana, Metallica, and so many others recorded monster hits there. At the end of the film, you...
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Part 2 Happy Birthday Sgt. Pepper

Sgt. Pepper’s missing tracks. In what George Martin later referred to as a “terrible mistake”, he stood by and allowed Magical Mystery Tour to steal two songs from Sgt. Pepper. So why am I writing about Penny Lane and Strawberry Fields Forever in a tribute to Sgt. Pepper when they were on the...
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